Author Archives: Janelle Tucker

New West Delaware School Board Member Appointed

New West Delaware School Board Member Appointed

A new West Delaware School Board member was appointed Monday night. Steve Dudak was named to the position. The School Board chose him because he had previously served in that seat on the board. Dudak replaces Steve Buesing, who submitted his resignation last month. He is moving out of the state for professional reasons. Dudak’s

Congressman Blum Considering Town Hall Meetings

Congressman Rod Blum says there are no town hall meetings in his schedule… yet. Some people in the Congressman’s district have been pushing for the Dubuque Republican businessman to hold a town hall meeting so they can confront him about concerns over healthcare and other issues. But during a visit to the KMCH studios last Friday,

ISA Says No Shortage of Soybeans in U.S. or Worldwide

  ANKENY, IOWA — Soybean prices may be trending down due to large domestic and global supplies, but Iowa Soybean Association leaders (ISA) are optimistic about the future since demand remains strong. May soybeans on the Chicago Board of Trade fell a few cents per bushel after the release of today’s U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

ISU Ag Center on Budget Chopping Block

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – A longtime Iowa research center for sustainable agriculture is on the chopping block in the Republican-controlled Legislature. A GOP-led budget committee voted Tuesday for an education bill that includes cutting nearly $400,000 from the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture at Iowa State University. The legislation will require more votes before

Independence Man Arrested on Sexual Abuse Charges

An Independence man has been arrested on sexual abuse charges. Independence Police say Joshua Wallace has been charged with six counts of Third Degree Sexual Abuse, as well as six counts of Incest. He was taken into custody on Friday. Authorities have not released many details, but they do say the crimes involved one victim

Several People Injured in Buchanan County Collision

Several people were injured in a collision in Buchanan County Sunday night. The accident happened in the 2600 block of Dugan Avenue southwest of Independence. The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office says an SUV heading north crossed the centerline and collided with a southbound minivan. The driver of the minivan, Stacy Nabholz of Brandon, and two

Delaware Co. Pork Producers Hosting Annual Pie Contest

The Delaware County Pork Producers will host their annual spring fundraiser tonight. The “Bake It With Lard” Pie Baking Contest and Auction brings in dozens of pies – and lots of dollars – each year. Pork Producer Shirley Helmrichs says they’re expecting another big turnout this year. Anyone – of any age – can enter